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Head, Henry, 1861-1940 (neurologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1861 - 1940

Biography

Head, Henry (1861-1940) neurologist. Wife Ruth (d.1939), née Mayhew

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

Close-up photograph of hand, palm and thumb facing downwards

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/65
Scope and Contents

There are numbers in black circles printed ont the photograph to indicate particular areas under investigation. On the back of the photograph there are various pencil markings: 'see photo 16', 'part of B2756' etc.

 Item

Close-up photograph of Head's hand, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19050306

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/47
Scope and Contents

A grid pattern is drawn on Head's hand in ink, with dots arranged inside it to show the location of nerve endings beneath the skin.

Dates: 19050306
 Item

Close-up photograph of Head's hand, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19050417

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/49
Scope and Contents

There is a grid pattern drawn on Head's hand with ink and dots arranged inside it to show the location of the nerve endings beneath the skin.

Dates: 19050417
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19060311

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/59
Scope and Contents

A grid has been drawn on the surface of the hand in ink, with dots arranged inside the grid to show the location of nerve endings beneath the skin.

Dates: 19060311
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19060626

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/61
Scope and Contents

A grid has been drawn in ink on Head's hand, with dots arranged inside the grid to show the location of nerve endings beneath the skin.

Dates: 19060626
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19070827

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/62
Scope and Contents

A grid has been drawn on Head's hand in ink with dots arranged inside to show the location of nerve endings beneath the skin.

Dates: 19070827
 Item

Close-up photograph of Head's hand, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/64
Scope and Contents

There are ink markings on the surface of the photograph marking out with a wavy dotted line an area on the back of the hand between the index finger and the wrist. On the reverse of the photograph is written in pencil: 'Fig. 13' and also the identifier B2756.

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Close-up photograph of Head's hand resting on a clamp, palm and thumb pointing downwards, 19031214

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/29
Scope and Contents

Head's thumb has ink markings on where the location of nerve endings beneath the skin have been drawn on.

Dates: 19031214
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand resting on a clamp, palm and thumb pointing downwards, 19040525

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/37
Scope and Contents

Head's hand has a grid pattern drawn on it in ink with dots in and around the grid. On the card backing, underneath the photograph are written the words: 'Spots marked in black, squares are red. NB Every spot here marked reacted definitely to the cold marking fluid.'

Dates: 19040525
 Item

Close-up photograph of Head's hand resting on a clamp, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19040627

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/39
Scope and Contents

Head's thumb and hand are drawn on in ink with a grid pattern and dots inside and outside the grid.

Dates: 19040627
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand resting sideways on a clamp, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19031214

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/30
Scope and Contents

Head's hand has been drawn on with ink to show the location of nerve endings beneath the skin. Also written on his skin are the letters 'CM' and some measurement marks.

Dates: 19031214
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand resting sideways on a clamp, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19040525

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/38
Scope and Contents

Head's hand has been drawn on with a grid pattern and various dots both inside and around the grid, also a wavy line indicating the area under investigation. On the card backing, underneath the photograph are written the words: 'Spots marked in black, squares in red. NB Every spot here marked reacted definitely to the cold marking fluid.'

Dates: 19040525
 Item

Close-up photograph of Head's hand, showing only the back of the hand (palm facing away) and nothing of the arm, 19050605

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/57
Scope and Contents

A grid pattern has been drawn on the skin of Head's hand in ink with dots arranged within it to show the location of nerves beneath the skin.

Dates: 19050605
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand shown resting on a clamp, palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19050823

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/58
Scope and Contents

A grid has been drawn in ink on Head's hand with dots arranged inside to show the location of the nerve endings beneath the skin.

Dates: 19050823
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Close-up photograph of Head's hand with palm facing away from the camera and thumb pointing upwards, 19050213

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2/46
Scope and Contents

There is a grid pattern drawn in ink onto Head's hand with dots arranged inside it to show location of nerve endings.

Dates: 19050213
 Sub-Series

Collection of mounted photographs showing Henry Head's hand at different stages, 1903-05-11 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/2
Scope and Contents

Many of the photographs have ink lines and marks on to indicate location of nerves beneath the skin and other features.

Dates: 1903-05-11 - 1907
 File

Day book giving dates and dealing with the earlier stages of the experiment on H. H.'s arm, 1903-04-25 - 1903-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/1
Scope and Contents An operation was conducted to cut the radial nerve in Head's arm and then to observe the effects of this on movement and sensation in the hand. Observations were taken over a long time period from the date of the operation on 25 April 1903, and extending beyond the period covered in this day book. Descriptions of the physical apperance of Head's hand are made, and photographs of the hand included. The operation was carried out by Rivers, with Head making his own observations. See also the...
Dates: 1903-04-25 - 1903-10-02
 Series

Experiments on Henry Head, 1903 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2
Dates: 1903 - 1907
 Item

Index to 'The Case of H. H. and His Arm'

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/2/4/6
Scope and Contents

The indexed term 'acuaesthesia' (relating to sensation at particular points) is defined in the letter WHRivers/2/3/3 within this collection.

 File

Journal, 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/17
Scope and Contents The volume is a plain notebook titled 'Journal 1921', written while living at 54 Tufton Street. It is entirely comprised of diary entries in an unusually fair hand together with many later annotations and expurgated sections. It includes: - quotations from Conrad, Sir J. Davies, Pope, Bertrand Russell, Goethe and Stendhal: /1b (r)-1b(v). - list of social engagements: /7r, 8r. - mention of the suicide of young Holloway at Nellie Burton's...
Dates: 8 Jan. 1921-11 July 1922 (with later annotations dated 1926, 1949 & 1967)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00017/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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Journal, 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/21
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook, marked '1924 III', and mostly comprises diary entries on Sassoon's motoring tour with John Philbin. They include accounts of visits to Garsington (home of Lady Ottoline Morrell) and Max Gate, Dorchester (home of Thomas Hardy), where T.E. Lawrence and H.M. Tomlinson were also guests: /3v-15r, and an account of a stay with Ruth and Henry Head: /17v-18v. The volume also includes: - drafts of poetry: /32v-33v. 'An industrial landscape';...
Dates: 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00021/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
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